SFB889 Cellular Mechanisms of Sensory Processing

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2017

Monday, December 4th, 2017, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Dr. Thomas R. Clandinin, “Dissecting the circuits and algorithms that process visual motion”

Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, USA
Host: Dr. Marion Silies

Thursday, November 30th, 2017, 11:00, Seminar room of the department for Otolaryngology, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Colloquium
Dr. Nicolas Michalski, “Auditory cortex interneuron development requires cadherins operating hair-cell mechanoelectrical transduction”

Neuroscience Department, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Host: Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Colloquium
Prof. Ilan Lampl, “Correlation and decorrelation of synaptic activities in the somatosensory cortex”

Department of Neurobiology, Weizman Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Host: Dr. Livia de Hoz Garcia-Bellido

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017, 11:15, lecture hall -1.101/-1.102, Schwann-Schleiden-Forschungszentrum,
SFB 889 Colloquium
Prof. Oren Schuldiner, “A systematic exploration of neuronal remodeling reveals a transcription factor hierarchy”

Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizman Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Host: Prof. Dr. André Fiala

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017, 12:00, Seminar room 2nd floor, ENI, ENI seminar
Prof. Dr. Jihong Bai, “Neuronal basis of behaviour and perception”

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA
Host: Dr. Ira Milosevic

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Dr. Steffen Katzner, “The role of behavioral relevance for sensory processing in the mouse visual system”

Division of Neurobiology, LMU München
Host: Prof. Dr. Siegrid Löwel

Tuesday, September 26th, 20:00, APEX, Burgstraße 46, 37073 Göttingen
DenkBAR: Lärm als Ursache für einen versteckten Hörverlust?

Thema dieser DenkBAR ist der versteckte Hörverlust und seine Ursachen. Diskutieren Sie mit den Experten Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser (Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, SFB889 und EXC Initiative Multiscale Bioimaging) und Prof. Dr. Dirk Beutner (Universitätsmedizin Göttingen). [more]
Host: CNMPB
Der Eintritt ist frei. Eine Anmeldung an Heike Konrad (0551-397065) oder an Apex (0551-44771) wird empfohlen.

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Dr. Tobias Reichenbach, “Speech detection: from the biomechanics of the apical cochlea to the auditory brainstem”

Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College, UK
Host: Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser

September 11th - 13th, 2017, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Göttingen

Ribbon Synapses Symposium 2017

Location: Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Herrmann-Rein-Str. 3
Confirmed Speakers: Jonathan Demb, Jeffrey Diamond, Ruth Anne Eatock, Henrique von Gersdorff, Elisabeth Glowatzki, Cole Graydon, Ruth Heidelberger, Martin Heine, Alexandra Koschak, Hernan Lopez-Schier, Frank Schmitz, Michael Schnee, Stephan Sigrist, Thirumalini Vaithianathan, Margaret Veruki, David Zenisek.
Website and registration: www.rss2017.uni-goettingen.de
Contact: Christian Vogl and Carolin Wichmann
[RSS Poster] [Course Poster]

September 12th - 15th, 2017, ZHG, Göttingen

Bernstein Conference 2017

Location: ZHG, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 5, 37073 Göttingen
Confirmed Speakers: Nicolas Brunel, Ed Callaway, Anne Churchland, Adrienne Fairhall, Robert Gütig, Moritz Helmstaedter, Judith Hirsch, Tom Mrsic-Flogel, Andreas Nieder, Stephanie Palmer, Matthew Rushworth,
Merav Stern
Organizers: Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Göttingen (BCCN Göttingen)
Conference Chair: Fred Wolf [more]

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Colloquium
Dr. Janelle Pakan, “Mouse primary visual cortex: more than meets the eye”

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), University Hospital Magdeburg
Host: Dr. Marion Silies

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017, 11:30, HNO conference room (former library), UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Colloquium
Prof. Laurence Trussell, “Spike bursts are controlled by ion channels across subcellular compartment”

Oregon Hearing Research Center, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Host: Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser

September 2nd, 2017, 14:00-17:00, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Göttingen

3. Tag der Sinne - Die Sinne bewusst erleben

Hören, Sehen, Riechen, Schmecken und Tasten sind 5 wichtige Sinne, mit denen wir täglich unsere Umwelt wahrnehmen. Wie aber funktionieren die Augen oder der Geruchssinn? Wie entstehen unterschiedliche Töne? Antworten auf diese Fragen, Hintergründe und Wissenswertes können Kinder (ab 3 Jahre), Jugendliche und Erwachsene am "Tag der Sinne" erfahren.
Eine Anmeldung ist nicht erforderlich. Der Eintritt ist frei.
Contact: Susann Müller
[ Poster für 3-7 Jahre | Poster für 8-12 Jahre | Poster für Jugendliche ab 13 Jahre ]

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Grothe, “Structural and functional specializations in the auditory brainstem for fast and reliable action potential timing”

Division of Neurobiology, LMU München
Host: Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser

Thursday, July 27th, 2017, 16:00, Seminar room E 0.14, DPZ, Kellnerweg 4, SFB 889 Colloquium
Dr. Christopher Pack, “Reorganization of visual cortex circuits on different time scales”

Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Host: Prof. Dr. Stefan Treue

Monday, July 3rd, 2017, 14:00, Seminar room 4th floor, Schwann-Schleiden-Research Center,
Julia-Lermontowa-Weg 3, SFB 889 Colloquium
Dr. Wolf Hütteroth, “Voluntary passive movement in fruit flies - is there a role for intentional exafference?”

Neuromodulatory Circuits & Behaviour, University of Konstanz
Host: Prof. Dr. André Fiala

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017, 10:00, Seminar room 4th floor, Schwann-Schleiden-Research Center,
Julia-Lermontowa-Weg 3, SFB 889 Colloquium
Vikas Bhandawat, PhD, “Independently Controlled Behavioral Primitives Underlie Behavioral Response to Odors”

Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Host: Prof. Dr. André Fiala

Friday, June 23rd, 2017, 11:15, Waldweg 33, Seminar room 0.103, ground floor, SFB 889 Colloquium
Dr. Wilhelm Braun, “Evolution of moments and correlations in non-renewal escape time
processes”

Department of Physics, University of Ottawa
Host: Prof. Dr. Tim Gollisch

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Colloquium
Prof. Dr. Colette McKay, “Using fNIRS to study the effect of deafness on the brain”

Bionics Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Host: Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Colloquium
Prof. Dr. Thomas Oertner, “Visualization of vesicular glutamate release at Schaffer collateral synapses”

Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg (ZMNH), University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Host: Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser

Thursday, May 4th, 2017, 15:00, Seminar room 0.103, Waldweg 33, SFB 889 Colloquium
Tilo Schwalger, PhD, “Linking dynamics on different scales - from single neurons to mesoscopic neural populations”

Laboratory of Computational Neuroscience, EPFL, Lausanne
Host: Prof. Dr. Tim Gollisch

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017, 12:15, ENT conference room 687, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Colloquium
Donya Pakravan, MSc, “Using CRISPR to investigate Drosophila epithelial polarity”

Daniel St Johnston Laboratory, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK
Host: Dr. Christian Vogl

Friday, April, 28th, 2017, 15:00, Ludwig-Prantl Saal, MPI for biophysical Chemistry, Fassberg-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Frank Bradke, “Mechanisms of Axon Growth and Regeneration”

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn
host: Dr. Reinhard Jahn

Tuesday, April, 25th, 2017, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552, University Medical Center Göttingen, SFB 889 Colloquium
Anne-Sophie Hafner, PhD, “AMPAR targeting to the synapse - toward the understanding in AMPAR complex diversity”

Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main
host: Dr. Katrin Willig

Saturday, March 25th, 2017, 08:30-10:30, Lecture Hall 104, ZHG, 12th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society

"The multiple neural codes of the retina" (Symposium 33)

Location: ZHG, "Blauer Turm", Platz der Göttinger Sieben 5, 37073 Göttingen
Speakers: Thomas Euler, Katrin Franke, Tim Gollisch, Florian Jetter, Olivier Marre, Ronen Segev.
Chairs: Martin Greschner and Tim Gollisch [link]

Saturday, March 25th, 2017, 08:30-10:30, Lecture Hall 10, ZHG, 12th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society

"Use it or lose it - cellular and molecular mechanisms of synapse remodeling in developmental plasticity" (Symposium 35)

Location: ZHG, "Blauer Turm", Platz der Göttinger Sieben 5, 37073 Göttingen
Speakers: Oriane Blanquie, Juliane Jäpel, Christian Lohmann, Ania K. Majewska, Oliver Schlüter, Weifeng Xu.
Chairs: Siegrid Löwel and Oliver Schlüter [link]

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, 13:30-14:30, Lecture Hall 102, ZHG, 12th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society

"Workshop on communicating animal research: Animal experiments - Transparency and communication about an emotional topic"

Location: ZHG, "Blauer Turm", Platz der Göttinger Sieben 5, 37073 Göttingen
Chairs: Stefan Treue and Roman Stilling [link]

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017, 12:00 - 13:00, Hall 11, ZHG, 12th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society

M. Charles Liberman, Ph.D., "Hidden hearing loss: primary neural degeneration in the noise-damaged and aging cochlea"

Department of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Location: ZHG, "Blauer Turm", Platz der Göttinger Sieben 5, 37073 Göttingen
Chair: Hans-Joachim Pflüger [link]

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, 13:00-19:00, Lecture hall, MPI for Experimental Medicine, 12th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society

5th Schram Foundation Symposium: New Insights into Brain Function

Location: MPI of Experimental Medicine Göttingen, Herrmann-Rein-Str. 3
Keynote Speakers: Matthijs Verhage and Hans-Christian Pape
Speakers: Alexander Gottschalk, Ira Milosevic, Carmen Ruiz de Almodovar, Oliver Schlüter, Ayse Yarali.
Chairs: Oliver Schlüter and Ayse Yarali [link]

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, 12:00-19:25, Hall 103, ZHG, 12th Göttingen Meeting of the
German Neuroscience Society

“Integrative Analysis of Olfaction” (Satellite Symposium)

Location: ZHG, "Blauer Turm", Platz der Göttinger Sieben 5, 37073 Göttingen
Speakers: Stefan Dippel, Veronica Egger, André Fiala, Bertram Gerber, Gabriele Gerlach, Sigrun Korsching, Jürgen Krieger, Ivan Manzini, Wolfgang Rössler, Silke Sachse, Michael Schmuker, Marc Spehr, Anton Sirota, Monika Stengl, Jörg Strotmann, Frank Zufall.
Chairs: Giovanni Galizia, Georg Raiser and Elisa Schuh [link]

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, 11:15, Lecture Hall 552, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
M. Charles Liberman, Ph.D., “Efferent reflexes in the genesis and diagnosis of hidden
hearing loss”

Department of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Host: Dr. Nicola Strenzke

Monday, March 20th, 2017, 08:00-14:00, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Göttingen

Restorative Therapies for Sensory Disorders Symposium 2017

Location: MPI of Experimental Medicine Göttingen, Herrmann-Rein-Str. 3
Speakers: Sliman Bensmaia, Deniz Dalkara, Joseph C. Glorioso, Tobias Moser. [link]

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017, 12:00, ENI ground floor seminar room, ENI Göttingen, ENI Seminar Series
Prof. Dr. Volker Haucke, “Where the tortoise and the hare meet: Clathrin and adaptors in synaptic vesicle recycling and beyond”

Leibniz Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Berlin
host: Dr. Ira Milosevic

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Dr. Manfred Kössl, “Neuronal correlates of time perception in echolocating bats”

Institute for Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
host: Prof. Dr. Martin Göpfert

Saturday, January 21st, 2017, 17:00-24:00, University Medical Center Göttingen
3. Nacht des Wissens in Göttingen

Die Welt der Sinne: Experimente zum Sehen, Hören, Riechen und Fühlen, UMG, Ebene 0
Informationen, Experimente und Mitmachaktionen zum Thema Sinne [more]

Saturday, January 21st, 2017, 20:00-21:00, University Medical Center Göttingen
3. Nacht des Wissens in Göttingen

Hören – Sehen – Riechen: Wie funktioniert es? UMG, Hörsaal 542
Drei spannende Vorträge aus der Welt der Sinne mit Dr. Nicola Strenzke, Dr. Marion Silies und PD Dr. Dr. Alexander Meyer [more]

2016

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016, 12:15, Seminar Room -1.101, Schwann-Schleiden-Zentrum, Göttingen,
SFB 889 Colloquium
Thomas Effertz, PhD, “The importance of the lipid bilayer, in particular PIP2, for the mammalian auditory MET-channel”

Department of Otolaryngology, Stanford University, CA, USA
host: Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552, UMG, SFB 889 Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Dr. Jens Dübel, “Optogenetic approaches to restore vision"

Department of Visual Information Processing, Institut de la vision, Paris
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016, 12:30, Lecture Hall 552, UMG, SFB 889 Colloquium
Prof. Sandra Cooper, “The power of rare genetic diseases to illuminate fundamental biology. How dysferlin mediates the emergency cell survival mechanism of membrane repair."

Institute for Neuroscience and Muscle Research (INMR), University of Sydney
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Monday, October 10th, 2016, 12:15, Lecture Hall 542, UMG Göttingen, SFB 889 Colloquium
Prof. Luis Fernando Santana, “Coupled Gating of Calcium Channels"

Department of Physiology & Membrane Biology, School of Medicine, University of California, USA
host: Dr. Andreas Neef

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016, 12:15, Seminar Room E 0.14, MFG, DPZ, SFB 889 Colloquium
Dr. Anita Disney, “Neuromodulation in the primate neocortex: The why and how of a local circuit approach"

Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA
host: Prof. Stefan Treue

Thursday, September 8th, 2016, 12:15, Seminar Room E 0.14, MFG, DPZ, SFB 889 Colloquium
Michael Osmanski, PhD, “Complex sound processing in the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus): Perceptual mechanisms underlying vocal behavior and pitch processing."

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016, 10:00, Lecture Hall 552, UMG, SFB 889 Colloquium
Tommi Anttonen, PhD, “Epithelial repair and cellular stress signaling in the traumatized hearing organ"

University of Helsinki, Finland
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Friday, July 08th, 2016, 12:30, Lecture Hall 552, University Medical Center Göttingen, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Dr. Saskia de Vries, “Mapping visual function in the mouse cortex”

Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, USA
host: Dr. Marion Silies

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016, 15:15, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Main lecture hall, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Dr. Jonathan Fritz, “Transformation from sound to meaning in the ferret auditory cortex”

Neural Systems Laboratory, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, USA
host: Dr. Livia de Hoz

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016, 12:30, Lecture Hall 552, University Medical Center Göttingen, SFB 889 Chapters in Sensory Research written by female scientists
Prof. Alison Barth, “Layer-specific networks for thalamocortical transformations in somatosensory cortex"

Dept of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
host: Prof. Jochen Staiger

Friday, May 27th, 2016, 19:15, Pauliner Kirche, Papendiek 14
Public Forum, “Sensorische Prothesen”

host: Prof. Dario Farina, Prof. Tobias Moser

May 26th - 28th, 2016, University Medical Center Göttingen

Restoration of Sensory and Motor Function 2016 Symposium

Location: Lecture Hall 552, near East Entrance, University Medical Center Göttingen
Keynote speakers: Oskar Aszmann, Ernst Bamberg, Volker Busskamp, Max Ortiz Catalan, Ingeborg Hochmair, Sonja Kleinlogel, Dejan Popovic, Stanisa Raspopovic, Patrick Ruther, José Sahel, Hansjörg Scherberger, Hinrich Staecker, Malte Tiburcy.

May 19th-20th, 2016, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Barrel Cortex Function 2016

Location: Auditorium (Main Building), VU University Amsterdam, Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Keynote speakers: Michael Stryker, Massimo Scanziani, David Kleinfeld, Adam Kepecs, Gordon Fishell, Josh Huang, Moritz Helmstaedter.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Dr. David Kastner, “The mechanism underlying the retinal computation of predcitive sensitization”

Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
host: Dr. Marion Silies

Friday, April 29th, 2016, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Eckart Gundelfinger, “Synapto-nuclear communication in neurons - potential implications for information storage in the brain”

Department of Neurochemistry and Molecular Biology, Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology Magdeburg
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Tueday, April 26th, 2016, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
PD Dr. Steffen Hage, “Neural correlates underlying cognitive control of vocal behaviour in monkeys”

Werner Reichardt Center for Integrarive Neuroscience, Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016, 12:15, Lecture Hall 542 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Simon Rumpel, “Dynamics of the auditory cortex and the perception of sounds”

Institute of Physiology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Friday, April 8th, 2016, 16:00, Lecture Hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Colloquium
Harumi Harada, PhD, “High resolution analyses of presynaptic protein localizations on freeze-fracture replicas”

Institute of Science and Technology Austria
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Werner Hemmert, “Electrical and optical stimulation of neurons”

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, TU Munich
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Friday, April 1st, 2016, 13:30, Lecture Hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Xiaoqin Wang, “What could be missing in auditory cortex with implant stimulation?”

Biomedical Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Laura Busse, “Contextual influences on information in the mouse early visual system”

Dept. of Organismic Neurobiology, Ludwigs-Maximilians Universty, Munich
host: Prof. Sigried Löwel

2015

Wednesday, December 09th, 2015, 12:15, Lecture Hall, MPI of Experimental Medicine, Hermann-Rein-Str. 3, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Dr. Johannes J. Letzkus, “Disinhibition, a circuit mechanism for associative sensory learning”

Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt
host: Prof. Jochen Staiger

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Ryuichi Shigemoto, “Distribution and activity-dependent dynamics of postsynaptic AMPA receptors and presynaptic Ca channels”

Molecular Neuroscience, Insitute of Science and Technology, Austria
host: Dr. Carolin Wichmann

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Ed Rubel, “Dendritic Patterning in Binaural Brainstem Auditory Neurons: what we've learned about dendritic plasticity and what we may learn about autism”

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University Washington
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015, 12:15, Lecture Hall 552 in Kinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Dr. Andrew Wise, “Drug delivery to the cochlea for neural survival”

Bionics Institute, Australia
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Monday, September 28th, 2015, 16:15, Schwann-Schleiden-Centre, Julia-Lermontowa Weg 3, Seminar Room 4th Floor, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Dr. Thomas Efferts, “Phosphoinositol-4,5-bisphospate is required for normal cochlea hair cell function”

School of Medicine
Stanford
host: Prof. Martin Göpfert

September 24th-26th, 2015, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine

Ribbon Synapses Symposium 2015

Location: Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hermann-Rein-Str. 3, 37075 Göttingen
Speakers: Ashraf Al-Amoudi, Tom Baden, Johann H. Brandstätter, Jeffrey S. Diamond, Didier Dulon, Henrique von Gersdorff, Peter Heil, Katie S. Kindt, Andreas Neef, Régis Nouvian, Toshihisa Ohtsuka, Tina Pangrsic, Anthony J. Ricci, Saaid Safieddine, Wallace B. Thoreson, Josef G. Trapani, Carolin Wichmann.
Website and registration: www.rss2015.uni-goettingen.de
Contact: Jakob Neef
[Poster]

Thursday, September 10th, 2015, 12:15, Lecture hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Dr. Christoph Körber, “Regulation of release probability by Mover at the calyx of Held”

Institut für Anatomie und Zellbiologie
Universität Heidelberg
host: Prof. Thomas Dresbach

Thursday, August 06th, 2015, 14:00, European Neuroscience Institute, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Martin Müller, "Homeostatic control of presynaptic protein turnover and neurotransmitter release"

Institute of Molecular Life Sciences
University of Zurich
host: Dr. Marion Silies

Thursday, July 30th, 2015, 10:15, Lecture hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Glen Jeffery, “The ageing retina, problems of inflammation and deposition.”

Institute of Ophthalmology
University College London
host: Prof. Siegrid Löwel

Monday, July 20th, 2015, 11:00, Large seminar room at MPIbpc, SFB 889 Colloquium
Prof. Chad Grabner, “Factors shaping secretion from mammalian photoreceptors.”

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Friday, July 10th, 2015, 12:00, Lecture hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Jens Dübel, “Optogenetic approaches for vision restoration in retinal degenerative diseases.”

Institut de la Vision
Sorbonne Universités, Paris
host: Prof. Tim Gollisch

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015, 12:00, Lecture hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Cornelius Schwarz, "Neocortex function: Signal processing vs. associative memory"

Systems Neurophysiology
Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience
Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research
host: Prof. Siegrid Löwel

Thursday, June 25th, 2015, 12:00, Lecture hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Colloquium
Dr. Astrid Klinge-Strahl, “Harmonicity of sound: processing and adaptation assessed using behavioural and neuronal data.”

Auditory Neuroscience Group, DPAG
University of Oxford
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015, 16:00, Lecture hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Gerard Borst, “How coincidence detection in the medial superior olive enables sound localization.”

Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC
host: Dr. Livia de Hoz / Prof. Tobias Moser

June 13th-14th, 2015, European Neuroscience Institute

ENI-MIT Symposium "Synaptic basis of neuron network dysfunction in brain disorders"

Location: European Neuroscience Institute, Grisebachstr. 5, 37077 Göttingen
Speakers: Thomas Südhof, Claudia Bagni, Tobias Böckers, Nils Brose, Martha Constantine-Paton, Seth Grant, Michael Kreutz, Elly Nedivi, Peter Scheiffele, Oliver Schlüter, Weifeng Xu
Website and registration: www.eni-mit-symposium.uni-goettingen.de
Contact: Oliver Schlüter
[Poster]

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015, 14:00, Lecture hall 552 in Klinikum, Chapters in Sensory Research written by Female Scientists
Dr. Eugenia Chiappe, "Linking visual motion to locomotion: integration of walking direction and speed sensitivity in cell-specific motion-sensitive visual neurons"

Champalimaud Foundation
host: Dr. Marion Silies

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015, 14:15 pm, Manfred Eigen Lecture Hall, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, SFB 889 Sensory Lecture
Prof. Zoltan Nusser, "Regulation of neurotransmitter release from hippocampal axon terminals"

Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
host: Dr. Carolin Wichmann

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, 12:00 pm, Lecture hall 542 in Klinikum, SFB 889 Colloquium
Prof. Chad Grabner, "Factors Shaping Fast Synaptic Transmission at Retinal Ribbon Synapses"

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015, 12:00 pm, Lecture hall 552 in Klinikum, Sensory Lecture
Prof. Byung-Chang Suh, "Phospholipid dynamics in plasma membrane: A new paradigm for the regulation of ion channels in neurons"

Department of Brain Science, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology
host: Prof. Tobias Moser / Dr. SangYong Jung

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015, 11:30 am, Lecture hall 552 in Klinikum, Sensory Lecture
Prof. Christiaan Levelt, "Role of specific inhibitory inputs in visual cortical plasticity"

Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
host: Prof. Siegrid Löwel

March 21st, 2015, lecture hall 552, University Medical Center

Auditory Neuroscience Minisymposium

Location: Lecture hall 552, University Medical Center, Robert-Koch-Str. 40, 37075 Göttingen
Speakers: Tobias Moser, Benedikt Grothe, Blake Wilson
Contact: Jakob Neef
[Program]

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015, 11:30 am, Lecture hall 552 in Klinikum, SFB889 colloquium
Prof. Dirk Trauner, "Controlling Biological Pathways With Photopharmacology"

Department of Chemistry, University of Munich
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

2014

Thursday, December 11th, 2014, 12 noon, Lecture room 552 in Klinikum, Sensory Lecture
Prof. Günter Ehret, "How does the mouse auditory cortex represent communication calls?"

Institute of Neurobiology, Ulm University
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014, 12 noon, MPIem Lecture Room A1, Sensory Club
Dr. Nuno Raimundo, "Hearing loss caused by mitochondrial malfunction"

Institute for Cellular Biochemistry, University Medical Center Göttingen [abstract]
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

December 5 - 6th, 2014, MPIbpc

Membrane Biophysics Symposium

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Location: Eigen Lecture Hall, MPIbpc, Am Faßberg 11, 37077 Göttingen
Organizer: Stefan Hell, Tobias Moser, Walter Stühmer, Holger Taschenberger
Contact person: Ana Jukneviciute mail, Franciska Hudemann mail
[ Website ] [Poster] [Program]

December 4th, 2014, MPIbpc

Minisymposium “Presynaptic Mechanisms”

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[Poster] [Program]

Location: Prandtl Lecture Hall, MPIbpc, Am Faßberg 11, 37077 Göttingen
Organizer: Manfred Lindau, Tobias Moser, Silvio Rizzoli
Contact person: Ana Jukneviciute mail, Franciska Hudemann mail

Monday, November 24th, 2014, 5 pm, MPIem Lecture Room A1
Dr. Vladan Lucic, "A detailed look at synaptic structure"

Molecular Structural Biology, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry
host: Prof. Nils Brose

October 14-17th, 2014
SFB/SMN retreat 2014

Location: Dresden
Accommodation: MPIPKS Guest House [link]
Program [pdf]

Thursday, September 18th, 2014, 3pm, HNO Library, SFB Colloquium
Tamas Harczos, "Making use of auditory models for better mimicking of normal hearing processes with cochlear implants: The SAM coding strategy"

Bio-Inspired Computing, Fraunhofer-Institut für Digitale Medientechnologie IDMT
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, June 26th, 2014, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Hall, Sensory Lecture
Prof. Craig Garner, "Mechanisms regulating the assembly and integrity of vertebrate synapses"

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University [abstract]
host: Prof. Tobias Moser, Prof. Nils Brose

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Hall, Sensory Lecture
Prof. Blake S Wilson, "Brain centric approaches to designs and applications of cochlear prostheses"

Duke Hearing Center, Duke University [abstract]
host: Prof. Tobias Moser, Prof. Nils Brose

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014, 12:00 noon, DPZ Lecutre Hall, Sensory Club
Dr. Michael S. Osmanski, "The common marmoset: An emerging nonhuman primate model for studies of auditory perception and behavior"

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
host: Dr. Marcus Jeschke

Thursday, June 5th, 2014, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Hall, Sensory Lecture
Prof. Albrecht Stroh, "Towards opto-magnetic physiology: Optogenetic probing of cortico-thalamic Calcium waves in vivo"

Institute for Microscopic Anatomy and Neurobiology, Mainz University Medical Center
host: Dr. Oliver Schlüter, Prof. Nils Brose

May 22nd - May 23rd, 2014, MPIem Lecture Hall

Conference "Developmental, cellular and circuit mechanisms of cortical sensory information processing"

Location: MPIem Lecture Hall, Hermann-Rein-str. 3, 37075 Göttingen
Organizer: Fritjof Helmchen, Ilan Lampl, Heiko Luhmann, Jochen Staiger, Nils Brose
Contact person: Ana Jukneviciute mail
[ Website ]

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Tuesday, May 20th, 2014, 12:00 noon, Lecture Hall LO1 (Von-Siebold-Str. 6), Sensory Lecture
Prof. Matteo Carandini, "Looking at vision and behavior from visual cortex">

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London [abstract]
host: Prof. Nils Brose, Prof. Siegrid Löwel

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014, 12:00 noon, HNO Library, Sensory Club
Dr. Henrik Bringmann, "Sensory information processing during sleep"

Dept. of Sleep and Waking, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Room A1, Sensory Club
Dr. Katrin Willig, "STED nanoscopy of the living mouse brain"

Dept. of NanoBiophotonics, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry

Dr. Jakob Neef "Number, topography and coupling to release of Ca2+ channels at hair cell active zones"

Dept. of Otorhynolaryngology, Göttingen University Medical School
host: Prof. Tobias Moser, Prof. Nils Brose

Tuesday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Tuesday, March 25th, 2014, 1:00 pm, ENT Library,SFB Colloquium
Michele Nicoletti, "From spiral ganglion to the cognitive perception: Models of the electrical hearing">

Institute of Medical Engineering, Technical University of Munich
host: Dr. Prof. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Room A1, Sensory Club
Dr. Marcus Jeschke (UMG), Janina Hüer (DPZ), "Optogenetics in Primates"

host: Prof. Nils Brose, Prof. Tobias Moser, Prof. Stefan Treue

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Monday, March 17th, 2014, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Hall, Sensory Lecture
Dr. Jeffrey S. Diamond, "Specialized synapses compute visual information in the retina">

Synaptic Physiology Section, NINDS Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health [abstract]
host: Prof. Nils Brose, Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Monday, March 10th, 2014, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Hall, Sensory Lecture
Prof. Robert V Shannon, "The Forbidden Experiment: Can the developing brain accommodate scrambled sensory input?">

Department of Otolaryngology, University of Southern California
host: Prof. Nils Brose, Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Thursday, February 13th, 2014, 5:00 pm, ENT Library,SFB Colloquium
Dr. Thomas Potrusil, "Human Cochlear Nerve Model: Data Collection and Simulation">

host: Dr. Andreas Neef, Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, February 13th, 2014, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Hall, Sensory Lecture
Prof. Denis Jabaudon, "Input-dependent control of neuronal diversity within visual thalamic circuits"

Department of Basic Neurosciences, University of Geneva [abstract]
host: Prof. Jochen Staiger, Prof. Nils Brose

Thursday, Januar 9th, 2014, 12:00 noon, MPIem Seminar room A1, Sensory Lecture
Dr. Sonja Kleinlogel, "Optogenetics – a look behind the scenes"

Department of Physiology, University of Bern
host: Prof. Nils Brose, Prof. Dr. Siegrid Löwel

2013

Monday, December 16th, 2013, 12:00 noon, MPIem Seminar room A1, Sensory Lecture
Prof. Jennifer Rodger, "Animal studies of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS): evidence for reorganisation of neural circuits and frequency specific effects"

School of Animal Biology, The University of Western Australia
host: Prof. Nils Brose, Prof. Dr. Siegrid Löwel

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Thursday, December 12th, 2013, 12:00 noon, MPIem Seminar room A1,SFB Colloquium
Dr. Thomas Künzel, "Inhibitory and modulatory inputs influence the input-output function of gerbil spherical bushy cells" >

Department of Zoology and Animal Physiology, RWTH Aachen University [abstract]
host: Prof. Nils Brose, Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, December 12th, 2013, 9:00 – 11:00, Imaris Software Workshop, Cockpit (0.C2 315/316)

Imaris is Bitplane’s core scientific software module that delivers all the necessary functionality for data visualization, analysis, segmentation and interpretation of 3D and 4D microscopy datasets.

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Hall, Chapters in Sensory Research written by Female Scientists
Dr. Mireille Montcouquiol, "Molecular and cellular differences between tissue polarity and translational polarity in mammalian cochlear epithelium"

Neuroscience Institute, University of Bordeaux [abstract]
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, October 22nd, 8 pm, Kulturcafé APEX
"DenkBAR: Tinnitus - Phantomgeräusch im Gehirn"

Es rauscht, fiept oder klingelt im Ohr. Etwa ein Viertel aller Menschen kennt dieses Phänomen. Die Ursachen für Tinnitus sind vielfältig. Was kann man dagegen tun und wie kann man sich davor schützen? Über die Ursachen und Behandlungsmöglichkeiten bei Tinnitus informieren und diskutieren Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser und Prof. Dr. Birgit Kröner-Herwig in der "DenkBAR".
Beginn: 20.00 Uhr
Ort: Kulturcafé APEX, Burgstaße 46, Göttingen

Sep. 30th - Oct 2nd, 2013, MPIem Lecture Hall

"Ribbon Synapses Symposium"

Location: MPIem Lecture Hall, Hermann-Rein-str. 3, 37075 Göttingen
Organizer: J. Helmut Brandstätter, Nils Brose,Henrique von Gersdorff, Tobias Moser, Joshua Singer, Carolin Wichmann
Contact person: Ana Jukneviciute mail
[ Website ]

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Thursday, September 19th, 2013, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Hall, Sensory Lecture
Dr. Ian Winter, "Passing time in the ventral cochlear nucleus"

Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Wednesday, September 4th, 2013, 5:15 pm, Seminar room in Ernst-Caspari-Haus (GZMB)
Prof. Manfred W. Kilimann, "BEACH domain proteins as a novel molecular principle in subcellular protein traffic and human diseases: LRBA is involved in olfaction and in the ciliary targeting of a heterotrimeric G-protein"

Department of Otolaryngology, Göttingen University Medical Center [abstract]
host: Prof. Andreas Wodarz

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Thursday, July 25th, 2013, 12:00 noon, Lecture room 552 in Klinikum, Sensory Lecture
Dr. James Bisley, "The role of the parietal priority map in guiding visual attention"

Brain Research Institute, University of California [abstract]
host: Prof. Stefan Treue

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Thursday, June 27th, 2013, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture hall, Sensory Lecture
Prof. Israel Nelken, "Stimulus-specific adaptation in the auditory system"

Dept. of Neurobiology, the Interdisciplinary Center for Neural Computation, and the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. [abstract]
host: Dr. Livia de Hoz Garcia-Bellido

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Thursday, June 13th, 2013, 12:00 noon, Lecture room 552 in Klinikum, Chapters in Sensory Research written by Female Scientists
Prof. Sumiko Mochida, "Temporal fine-tuning of synaptic efficacy"

Department of Physiology, Tokyo Medical University, Japan [abstract]
host: Dr. Christian Vogl

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Hall, SFB Colloquim
Dr. Martin Heine, "Local dynamic of ion channels in the neuronal membrane"

LSA-FG Molecular Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology [abstract]
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, April 25th, 2013, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture hall, Sensory Club
Dr. Manuela Schmidt, "Molecular decoding of different sensory modalities"

Emmy Noether-Research Group Somatosensory Signaling, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013, 12:00 noon, MPIem Lecture Hall, Chapters in Sensory Research written by Female Scientists
Prof. Alexandra Koschak, "Role of Cav1 channels in sensory neurons"

Department for Neurophysiology and -pharmacology, Center for Physiology and Pharmacology, Medical University Vienna [abstract]
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Sunday, March 17th, 3-6 pm, MPIem Lecture Hall & Cafeteria
"Tag der Sinne" - Experimente und Wissenswertes

„Vanille oder Banane?“, „Wie hören Tiere?“, „Wie funktionieren meine Augen?“, „Wie entstehen hohe und tiefe Töne?“ – das sind einige von vielen Fragen, auf die der „Tag der Sinne“ Antworten gibt. Der „Tag der Sinne“ bietet ein breites Spektrum von Demonstrationen und Experimenten zu Hören, Sehen, Riechen, Schmecken und den Hautsinnen. Die Göttinger Sinnesforscher haben ein interessantes Programm für Kinder, Jugendliche und Erwachsene zusammengestellt.
[ Poster für 3-7 Jahre | Poster für 8-12 Jahre | Poster für Jugendliche ab 13 Jahre ].

Wednesday, March 13th, 6 pm, Kino Lumiére
"Vom Hören und Sehen"

Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser und Prof. Dr. Nicolas Feltgen von der Universitätsmedizin Göttingen berichten in zwei spannenden Vorträgen mit anschließender Podiumsdiskussion über Grundlagen und Störungen des Hörens und Sehens. Im Anschluss wird der mit dem deutschen Filmpreis prämierte Film "Erbsen auf halb sechs" gezeigt (mit deutschen Untertiteln).
Beginn: 18.00 Uhr
Ort: Kino Lumiére, Geismar Landstr. 19, 37083 Göttingen

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Thursday, March 7th, 2013, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, Sensory Club
Dr. Ira Milosevic, "Endocytic mechanisms at neuronal synapses"

Group Synaptic Vesicle Dynamics, European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen.

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2013, 5pm ct, Thursday, March 7th, 2013, 15:30, MPIem Lecture Hall
SFB889 general assembly meeting

Thursday, January 31st, 2013, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, Chapters in Sensory Research written by Female Scientists
Prof. Brigitte Malgrange, "Role of ephrin signaling pathway during cochlear development"

GIGA-Neurosciences, Université de Liège, Belgium
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

January 20-25th, 2013
SFB/SMN retreat 2013

Location: Pichl bei Schladming
For PIs: Hotel Pichlmayrgut [link];
for students: Hotel Theresia [link]

Tuesday, Jan. 8th, 2013, 1pm ct, lecture room 568 in Klinikum, Robert-Koch-Str. 40, SFB 889 Colloquium
Gulnara Yamanbaeva, "The alteration of visual system's resolution capacity in the course of the primary school education process"

Department of Morphology, Bashkir State University, Russia
Host: Dr. Nicola Strenzke

2012

Thursday, Nov. 22nd, 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, Sensory lecture
Dr. Joshua Singer, "Relating synaptic dynamics to circuit function"

Department of Biology, University of Maryland [here].
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, Nov. 15th, 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Prof. Pieter Roelfsema,

"How the visual brain synthesizes objects from the many visual features that surround us"

Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience [here].
host: Prof. Stefan Treue

Thursday, Oct. 11th, 2012, 5pm ct, Seminar room 01/02 in Klinikum, Sensory Club
Dr. Livia de Hoz García-Bellido, "Expectations shape auditory plasticity"

Dept. Neurogenetics, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine

Wednesday, Oct. 10th, 2012, MPIem Lecture Hall
Course on "Cellular Mechanisms of Sensory Processing"

The course will cover recent methodological and conceptual advances in different neuronal systems. Six highly regarded speakers from the forefront of neuroscience research will give talks with a focus on background material and methods. The topics include connectomics, electron microscopy, ion channel research, electrophysiology, evolution of the eye, and neural coding.
[link | poster] *Registration deadline is until18:00, October 9th, 2012

Monday to Tuesday, Oct. 8-9th, 2012, MPIem Lecture Hall
Conference "Cellular Mechanisms of Sensory Processing"

The conference is jointly organized by the two Collaborative Research Centers "Assembly and Function of Neuronal Circuits in Sensory Processing" and "Cellular Mechanisms of Sensory Processing" . Financially supported by the Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur. [link | poster]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012, 5pm ct, Lecture room 01/02 in Klinikum, SFB Colloquium

Dr. Jeffery T Lichtenhan, "A new objective measure of low-frequency hearing: The Auditory Nerve Overlapped Waveform"

Research Instructor in Otolaryngology, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
host: Dr. Mark A. Rutherford

Monday, Sep 17th, 2012, 5pm ct, Lecture Hall 41 in Klinikum, SFB Colloquium

Vedat Ali Özkan, "Terahertz 3-Dimensional Imaging"

Department of Physics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
host: Dr. Nicola Strenzke

Monday, August 20th, 2012, 5pm ct, Lecture Hall 41 in Klinikum, SFB Colloquium

Yuchan Li, "Some fine structures of Bowman's gland and the probable neurotransmitters"

Department of Anatomy & CMBN, University of Oslo
host: Dr. Carolin Wichmann

Thursday, August 16th, 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, SFB Colloquium

Dr. Marion Silies, "Genetic dissection of sensory processing in the fly visual system"

Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
host: Prof. Tim Gollisch

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, Sensory lecture
Prof. Michele Rucci, "How active is visual perception?"

Department of Psychology, Boston University
host: Prof. Nils Brose, Dr. Igor Kagan

Monday, July 23th, 2012, 5pm ct, ENT library in Klinikum, SFB Colloquium
Dr. Thomas Braunschweig,
"Investigation of amplitude-increasing of auditory evoked brainstem responses"

Department of Otolaryngology, Jena University Hospital
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Tursday, July 19th, 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture room A1, Sensory Club
Dr. Jakob Neef, Tzu-Lun Wang, Aaron Wong, "Presynaptic Calcium Signaling at the Inner Hair Cell Synapse - temporal, spatial and developmental properties"

Inner Ear lab, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Goettingen
host: Prof. Nils Brose, Prof. Tobias Moser

Tuesday, July 18th, 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, SFB Colloquium
Dr. Armin H. Seidl, "Systematic variation of conduction velocity achieves binaural coincidence detection"

Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center, University of Washington
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, June 28th, 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, SFB Colloquium
Prof. Dr. Holger Schulze, "Sound processing and neuronal plasticity in the auditory cortex of hearing impaired Mongolian gerbils: Implications for Hearing aids and tinnitus?"

Experimental Otolaryngology, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
host: Prof. Nils Brose, Prof. Tobias Moser

Monday, Jun. 4th 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, Göttingen Sensory Club
Dr. Stefan Hallermann, "Mechanisms of kHz-transmission at a central synapse"

Group of High-frequency Signaling, European Neuwroscience Institute Göttingen
host: Prof. Nils Brose, Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, May 31th, 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, Sensory Lecture
Prof. Heiko Luhmann, "What makes a cortical column?"

Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany
host: Prof. Jochen Staiger

Thursday, May 24th, 2012, 5pm ct, Lecture hall 01/02 Klinikum, SFB Colloquium
Dr. Guido Faas, "Measuring calcium binding kinetics of proteins"

Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, US
host: Prof. Nils Brose, Prof. Tobias Moser

Monday, May 14th, 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Prof. David Corey, "Molecular Mechanics of Sensory Transduction in the Inner Ear"

Harvard Medical School, Boston [here].
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Monday, April 23rd, 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Prof. Elise Stanley, "On calcium channels, synapses and sandwiches"

Department of Physiology, University of Toronto [here].
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, March 29th, 2012, 5pm ct, MPIem Lecture Hall, SFB Colloquium
Dr. Thomas Weber, "Inducible cell ablation in zebrafish larvae"

Zoological Institute, TU Braunschweig.
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012, 5pm ct, Lecture hall 91/92 Klinikum, Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Prof. Claus-Peter Richter, "Challenges and Feasibility of Stimulating the Neurons with Infrared Optical Radiation"

Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago
host: Prof. Tobias Moser

Thursday, Feb 16th, 2012, 5pm ct, Room 91/92 Klinikum, SFB Colloquium
Prof. Valentin Stein, "SynCAM Regulates the Number of Synapses"

Institute for Physiology II , University of Bonn. [pdf]

2011

Thursday, December 15th, 2011, 5pm ct, MPI em Lecture Hall, Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Prof. Paul Fuchs, "Type II cochlear afferents and second-class ribbon synapses"

Johns Hopkins Medical School [here].

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011, 5pm ct, MPI em Lecture Hall, Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Prof. Hubert Dinse, "Changing Brains"

Institute for Neuroinformatics, Department of Theoretical Biology, Ruhr-University Bochum [here].

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011, 5pm ct, MPI em Lecture Hall, Chapters in Sensory Research written by Female Scientists
Prof. Melanie Wilke, "Thalamo-cortical interactions underlying spatial awareness"

Director, Department of Cognitive Neurology, University of Göttingen Medical School [pdf].

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011, 5pm ct, MPI em Lecture Hall, Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Prof. John Middlebrooks, "Spatial hearing for complex auditory scenes"

Department of Otolaryngology, University of California at Irvine, USA [pdf].

October 4th-7th, 2011 SFB889 retreat, Hiddensee.
2011 SFB889 retreat, Hiddensee.

To see more pictures, please check out the [gallery] page.

September 21st-22nd, MPIem Lecture Hall
GGNB advanced theoretical training course on
"Fundamental Principles of Sensory Processing"

more detail [pdf].

September 19th-21th, MPIem Lecture Hall
Ribbon Synapses Symposium 2011

more detail [here].


Sunday, September 18th, 3-6 pm, MPIem Lecture Hall & Cafeteria
"Tag der Sinne" - Experimente und Wissenswertes

„Vanille oder Banane?“, „Wie hören Tiere?“, „Wie funktionieren meine Augen?“, „Wie entstehen hohe und tiefe Töne?“ – das sind einige von vielen Fragen, auf die der „Tag der Sinne“ Antworten gibt. Der „Tag der Sinne“ bietet ein breites Spektrum von Demonstrationen und Experimenten zu Hören, Sehen, Riechen, Schmecken und den Hautsinnen. Die Göttinger Sinnesforscher haben ein interessantes Programm für Kinder, Jugendliche und Erwachsene zusammengestellt.

[ Poster für 3-7 Jahre | Poster für 8-12 Jahre | Poster für Jugendliche ab 13 Jahre ].

Sunday, September 18th, 5-8 pm, MPIem Lecture Hall & Cafeteria
SFB 889 Inauguration

more detail [pdf].

Monday, September 5th, 2011, 5pm ct, MPI em Lecture Hall, Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Prof. Dr. Ling-Gang Wu, PhD, "Modes of Exo- and Endocytosis and their Regulation at Central Synapses"

Senior Scientist, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA [here].

March - August 2011
GGNB Short Methods Courses & Method Seminars

more detail [here].

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011, 5pm ct, MPI em Lecture Hall, Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Dr. Patrick Kanold, "Circuits that regulate cortical development and plasticity"

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, USA, more detail [here].

Wed., July 20th, 2011, 5pm ct, Klinikum Hörsaal 01/02
"Chapters in Sensor Research written by Female Scientists"

Prof. Janet Richmond, "Tomosyn regulates synaptic transmission and differentiates between early and late phases of associative odor memory"

Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
Guest Scientist, European Neuroscience Institute
more detail [pdf].

Thursday, June 30th, 2011, 5pm ct, MPI em Lecture Hall, Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Prof. Dr. med. Andrej Kral, PhD, "Effects of auditory deprivation on cortical rate and time codes"

Professor of Auditory Neuroscience, Medical University Hannover, Adjunct Professor of Cognition & Neuroscience, University of Texas at Dallas, USA, more detail [here].

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011, 5pm st, large seminar room of Administration building, Fassberg Seminar Series
Dr. Gerard Borst, "Development of the calyx of Held synapse: from model synapse to auditory relay"

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL, more detail [pdf].

Thursday, June 9th, 2011, 2pm ct, MPI em Lecture Hall, Göttingen Sensory Lecture
Dr. Jacques Wadiche, "Desynchronization of multivesicular release controls Purkinje cell firing"

Department of Neurobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
more detail [here].

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011, 5pm st, HNO Library, Klinikum, SFB Colloquium
Sasa Jovanovic, "Purinergic signaling in auditory brainstem"

Faculty of Biosciences, Pharmacy and Psychology
University of Leipzig
more detail [pdf].

Monday, May 30th, 2011, 5pm st, HNO Library, Klinikum, SFB Colloquium
Yang Li, "Time-frequency feature extraction based on time-varying modelling identification from EEG signals"

Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield
more detail [pdf].

Saturday, May 28th, 2011, 10am, Hörsaal 542, Nähe Ostpforte, University Hospital Göttingen
Cochlear Implant Day, "Öffentliche Veranstaltung zum Cochlea-Implantat-Tag"

more detail [here].

Thursday, Apr. 28th, 2011, MPIem Seminar Room A1, 5pm ct, Göttingen Sensory Club
Prof. Dr. Jochen Staiger, "Mapping cortical columnar projections"

Department of Neuroanatomy, University of Göttingen Medical School,[more details here].

Thursday, April 14th, 2011, Klinikum Hörsaal 01/02, 5pm ct, SFB 889 Colloquium
Dr. med. Florin Vranceanu, PhD, "The striated organelle in vestibular hair cells- does function follow structure?"

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago [pdf].

Thursday, March 31th, 2011, MPIem Lecture Hall, 5pm ct, SFB 889 Colloquium
Dr. Stefan Eimer "Understanding synapse structure and function in 3D and 4D"

Center for Molecular Physiology of the Brain, European Neuroscience Institute [pdf].

Thursday, March 17th, 2011, MPIem Lecture Hall, 5pm ct, Chapters in Sensory Research written by Female Scientists
Dr. Camin Dean, "Modulation of synapse and circuit function via regulation of neurotrophin exocytosis"

more details [pdf].

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011, MPIem Lecture Hall
Mini-Symposium on the Molecular Mechanisms of Presynaptic Function

more details [here].

Feb. 7th, 2011
Dr. Denise Y.P. Henriques, "Multisensory interactions for motor control"

School of Kinesiology and Health Science and Psychology, Centre for Vision Research
York University, Toronto, Canada [pdf].

Feb. 2nd, 2011
Dr. Sonja Karg, "Temporal features in electrical hearing- psychoacoustic and auditory nerve response measurements in human subjects".

Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Munich [pdf].

Jan. 27th, 2011
Dr. Hannelore Haase, "Ahnak, a player in cardiac Ca2+ channel regulation and beyond"

Research Group for Molecular Muscle Physiology, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine Berlin [pdf].

Jan. 20th, 2011
Prof. Dr. Thomas Dresbach, "Presynaptic maturation under the control of transsynaptic signalling"

more detail here.

Jan. 17-19th, 2011
Sensory Winter School

Our first "Sensory Winter School" took place Jan. 17th-19th, 2011, in the Harz mountains, at the Internationales Haus Sonnenberg in St. Andreasberg.  It was a joint retreat of the sensory and motor neuroscience program (SMN) and the newly awarded SFB 889.  Students and postdocs gave progress reports/presentations of their research, with group activites also planned. see photos


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